Unbelievable as it seems to all the Old Boys, Maxwell’s school is about to be turned into a conference centre – Halliards is to be no more. Some of his schoolfellows can’t let the moment pass and so they gather together, the Year of Mind Your Own Business to say goodbye for ever.
But some of the goodbyes are more permanent than others, particularly when one of their number is found hanging from the bell rope in the abandoned buildings.
The years since A-
‘Maxwell... is a splendidly original spin on that old English favourite, the amateur detective.’
'A refreshingly original protagonist . . . Highly readable' The Times (MAXWELL'S WAR)
Praise for the Maxwell series:
'The most sardonic wit in current crime fiction . . . One reads Trow's books for the brilliance of his writing' Birmingham Post (MAXWELL'S CURSE)
'Trow's touch has never been surer. Refreshing as ever, the characters simply leap off the page' Yorkshire Post (MAXWELL'S WAR)
'An impressive mix of humour, sadness and suspense, this is gripping to the very end' Mail on Sunday (MAXWELL'S MOVIE)
'Trow is a consummate plotter, not afraid to tread new ground, and his Maxwell stories exude compassion and wit in equal measure' Yorkshire Post (MAXWELL'S MOVIE)
An engrossing story (The North Wales Chronicle 2002-